The Electronic Frontier Foundation after a two-year study found school devices are spying on kids who use them, and their parents are blissfully unaware.
Jane Robbins: All parents should download the Parent Toolkit just released by the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy to learn how to protect their children.
Cheri Kiesecker: The College Board, owner of the PSAT and SAT, solicits personal information from each student without parental consent.
Check your school district calendars for SAT administration dates if it is administered in your district and know what is not required in order to take it.
Emmett McGroarty with American Principles Project testified today before the U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking about student data collection.
How much does HIPAA apply to school-based mental health and what falls under FERPA instead? The answer is troubling considering how FERPA has been weakened.
Andrew Ujifusa of Education Week writes that SETRA (Strengthening Education Through Research Act) is lagging, but not quite dead in Congress.
The Washington State Republicans passed a student privacy resolution and an anti-Common Core platform plank at their recent state convention last month.
Gov. Mark Dayton (D-MN) signed a law yesterday that provides parents with input and schools with guidance about parental notification in terms of surveys.
The Colorado Legislature is close to passing a student data privacy law that would inform parents about what data collection occurs and provide transparency.